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Warcraft - Arthas Menethil, The Lich King
You speak of justice? Of cowardice? I will show you the justice of the grave, and the true meaning of fear!
~ The Lich King Arthas, entering the Wrathgate.

The Lich King is a character from the Warcraft video game series. The title has been carried by multiple characters, the most prominent is Arthas Menethil. He previously fought Sauron in the 169th episode of DEATH BATTLE!, Sauron VS Lich King.

Fanon Wiki Ideas So Far[]

Battle Record[]

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Battle Record

  • Wins: 5
  • Losses: 1
  • Draws: 0

Possible Opponents[]


Death Battle Info (Official)[]


  • Real Name: Arthas Menethil
  • Titles: Scourge Lord, King of the Damned, King of Lordaeron
  • Age: 29 years
  • Death Knight, former human paladin
  • Former lover of Jaina Proudmoore
  • Killed his own father
  • Interned at Blizzard in 2017


  • Frostmourne
    • Reaps & corrupts souls
    • Can wound souls directly
  • Helm of Domination
    • Grants dominion over the Scourge
    • Houses the powers of the Lich King
    • Transport to the Shadowlands
  • Saronite Armor
    • Self-repairs
    • Resistant to magic
    • Reflects holy & light magic


  • Eye of Acherus
    • Reveals secrets
    • Summons ghouls
  • Flight & leviation
  • Ice magic & manipulation
  • Immortality
  • Mind & soul manipulation
  • Necromancy & undead summons
  • Plague of Undeath
  • Shadow magic
  • Teleportation
  • Weather manipulation
  • Notable spells
    • Fury of Frostmourne
      • Deals massive damage & disables resurrection
    • Harvest Soul
      • Pulls a soul into Frostmourne to be devoured
    • Necrotic Plague
      • An infection that spreads
    • Raise Dead
      • Turns a corpse into an undead servant
    • Remorseless Winter
      • Causes a huge winter storm
    • Summon Drudge Ghouls
      • Creates multiple ghouls
    • Summon Ice Sphere
      • Creates ice projectile
    • Summon Shadow Trap
      • Creates an explosive trap


  • Beat Illidan Stormrage, who defeated Gul'dan
  • Conquered a country quickly & effortlessly
  • Considered the most powerful Lich King
  • Destroyed a prison that endured planet shaking attacks
  • Canonically wiped out an entire 25 man raid
  • Defeated Uther the Lightbringer, Dranosh Saurfang, Sylvanas Windrunner



  • The Lich King is the first Warcraft character in the wiki, and also the first Warcraft character to have a completed battle.
  • Is very similar to The Night King from Game Of Thrones.